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Zulu Warrior 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b R

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b R [details]
FA: Evan Smith, David Miller - 1985
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Submitted By: coldclimb on Jul 9, 2010

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Jim Sweeney on Zulu Warrior circa 1988


Start at the base of a flake and follow it up to the slab and the first bolt. Follow the right-hand line of bolts from there to the top. Don't be intimidated by the bulge at the end, the route goes just fine either direct, to the left, or to the right. Remember to stem.


Find the left end of the Zulu Wall where there is a large slab with a pair of black streaks running down it and a lot of funky vein-like ridges. Zulu Warrior is the right-hand line of bolts up this slab. Start on the flake directly below the bolt line.


5 bolts.
New ASCA anchor on June 13th, 2015

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Rock Climbing Photo: Adrienne Kentner on Zulu Warrior 5.10
Adrienne Kentner on Zulu Warrior 5.10
Rock Climbing Photo: Eliza chalks up, moving through a thin section of ...
Eliza chalks up, moving through a thin section of ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Mat on Zulu Warrior
Mat on Zulu Warrior

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By ozman
From: CO / NM
Jun 27, 2011

one (if not the) best route in the valley. Awesome stemming and smearing. A little runout for a sport climb, but otherwise, flawless.
By Richard Shore
Jul 1, 2013
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R

Not really a sport climb, but a ground-up traditionally bolted route. A fall before achieving the third bolt will leave you in bad shape.. You're about 10' out on 5.9 ground with the low-angle slab below haunting you... I'll give this one the dreaded "R" rating. Felt a tad harder than it's neighbor to the left.
Jun 28, 2016

Awesome route! Feels a bit more runout than Voodoo Child. Smearing, stemming and pinching skills required.

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